GREENWOOD TOWNSHIP SUPERVISORS BOARD MEETING MINUTES
FEBRUARY 12, 2019 6:30 PM
Chair Ralston opens meeting
Pledge of Allegiance
Roll Call: Chair Ralston, Vice Chair Deluca, P Skubic, L Tahija, B Beihoffer, Deputy Treasurer Ralston, Clerk Drobac
Please turn off all cell phones and pagers. This meeting will be taped for transcription and archival purposes.
Motion: Deluca\Skubic to approve January minutes Passed 5/0
Treasurer’s report: Checking-$194.101.93 Long Term Investments-$251,725.95 Savings Accounts-$230,726.97 Total: $676,551.84
Motion: Beihoffer\Tahija to approve treasurer’s report Passed 5/0
Motion: Skubic\Deluca to approve claims as presented Passed 5/0
Motion: Deluca\Tahija to let contracts for Fire Chief and Safety Officer expire Passed 5/0
Federal Fair Labor Standard Investigation of complaint update: Reported by Ralston – Greenwood Township has no violations and was found in compliance. No written report, from Matthew Latuff, will be given.
Motion: Deluca\Beihoffer to approve signing work order for Broadband to continue Passed 5/0
Motion: Skubic\Tahija to approve repair and service for generator Passed 5/0
Motion: Deluca\Skubic to approve a 3-year contract for generator service, paid annually Passed 5/0
Motion: Beihoffer\Skubic to approve Resolution 19-03 for donation of $200.00 from Greenwood Quilters Passed 5/0
Budget review: Ralston recommended a budget number for 2020 as $325,350.00
Motion: Beihoffer\Tahija to present budget at $325,350.00 at annual meeting Passed 5/0
Reports: Supervisors: Deluca-repair skating shack light, wants to continue $1000.00 spending for maintenance supervisor. Tahija-TSAA looking at 3year contract —$5.00 raise per capita per year. Beihoffer – disappointed in the Broadband meeting, it seemed to be a recruiting meeting. John Bassing explained the Broadband meeting. Safety-Drills scheduled with the Lucas machine, also snowmobile drills, and portable pump drills. Fire Dept: Chief Fazio reported 7 EMR runs, 1 Drill, 2 meetings and 1 training. Fire dept membership voted – yes- on a $100.00 gift cert for Scott Christofferson as a thank you for working with Greenwood Township fire dept. Motion: Deluca\Beihoffer to approve a git cert. for $100.00 for Scott Christofferson Passed 5/0 Motion: Deluca\Skubic to authorize the Box Alarm process for 911 dispatch and rescind Auto Alarm Passed 5/0 Fire Dept sold 2 radios. Motion: Deluca\Tahija to continue the IAMRESPONDING program with the fire dept. \ annually Passed 5/0 PERA service list needed. Motion: Skubic\Tahija to approve selling old fire dept radios, etc. for $695.00 Passed 5/0 Chief Fazio attend the Laurentian North meeting. Supplemental Fire Fighters insurance payment due March. The State Fire Aid forms were sent in. Kristal Strong was invited to Tower Ambulance training as EMT. Jeff Damm from Fortune Bay looking at Fire dept. snowmobile rescue training. EMR’s to attend air care training in Eveleth. The township pickup truck did not start, Deluca to check on battery maintenance.
Junk mail will be available for viewing and then will be recycled
Public comment- none
Correspondence: Letter from SLC Fair board asking for a donation Motion: Beihofferl\Tahija to approve donation of $100.00 to SLC Fair Board Passed 5/0 Letter from Scott Kregness regarding pension monies owed. Letter from Tom Moore and Cindy Johnson regarding a variance granted. Lake Country Power annual meeting notice. Insurance information from MBA. Jan meeting minutes from SLCAT. SLCAT LOBBY DAY announcement. SLC variance approval for T Bakk. SLC CUP approval for Bayview. SLC notice of meeting for J Skubic requesting a variance. SLC denial of variance for D Ribich. SLC notice of meeting for CUP for C Scholtec. SLC listing of permits issued in Greenwood Township. SLC state tax forfeit property classification change to non-conservative. Email from Paul McDonald introducing himself. Received the Fire Alarm and Life Safety System Inspection Certificate.
Note: Most of audience left
BOARD OF AUDIT- Clerk and Treasurer books checked by board members Motion: Beihoffer\Tahija to accept Clerk and Treasurer books with the Board of Audit 5/0 passed
Motion: Skubic\Deluca to adjourn Passed 5/0 9:05 pm
Sue Drobac Mike Ralston